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Winter Weather Folklore

Kirberg Company | Nov 21, 2018

Topics: winter, weather

Winter is coming!! Take your bets on a mild winter or a wild winter. These days it seems like weather reporters cannot always tell what tomorrow has in store for us, and most predictions are educated guesses!!   

Kirberg Company Safe and Sound Week

Kirberg Company | Aug 20, 2018

Topics: Roofing Safety, OSHA, Safe and Sound Week

This year, Kirberg Company participated in Safe and Sound week sponsored by OSHA and the Department of Labor, August 13th - 19th, to promote and practice jobsite safety awareness. Kirberg holds safety as one of the most substantial company principles, and aims to maintain a zero-incident record while at the jobsite or in ...

Winter Weather Roof Checklist

Kirberg Company | Nov 30, 2017

Winter Weather Roof Checklist Make sure all gutters and downspouts are clear of debris. Repair leaks. Be aware of any dangerous hanging icicles, especially around frozen gutters and downspouts. Install snow guards.

Are you an Expert in Commercial Roofing Safety?

Kirberg Company | Nov 30, 2017

Commercial Roofing Safety Quiz 1. At what height must fall protection take place? a. 6ft b. 8ft c. 10ft d. 12ft 2. Propane Tanks should be located at least this far from the kettle: a. 2ft b. 6ft c. 10ft d. 20ft 3. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provide information about: a. Ladders b. Electrical cords c. Chemicals d. Company ...

How to Safely Install your Holiday Lights

Kirberg Company | Nov 30, 2017

1. Good Ladder Ensure safety with an appropriate ladder that is a compatible height to your home and in good, sturdy condition. Always follow the manufacturer’s directions for use.

Midwest Roofing Contractors Association - 2017 Safety Program Award

Kirberg Company | Oct 18, 2017

Topics: Company News, Awards

The Midwest Roofing Contractors Association® (MRCA) Safety Program Award recognizes MRCA member companies that have demonstrated a commitment to improving jobsite safety through development, implementation, and enforcement of a safety and risk management program.

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Slate Roof

Rachel Blodgett | Jun 30, 2017

Topics: St. Louis, Slate

Whether you’re installing a new roof for your home or business, slate roofs offer a number of interesting benefits.

What to look for before hiring a roofing contractor

Rachel Blodgett | Apr 26, 2017

When a customer finds a roof leak that needs repair or to be replaced what are they to do?  How will they choose the right company to do the job?  What are some common aspects that the customer may not think about, that is important?

MRCA Safety Award

Kirberg Company | Apr 20, 2017

As members of the MRCA, Midwest Roofing Contractors Association, Kirberg company has the opportunity to be recognized for our Safety Program.  Each year the MRCA asks contractors to supply key aspects of their safety program to be evaluated by a board of fellow roofing contractors. 

Division III Safety Award for 2016 from the American Subcontractors Association Midwest Council

Kirberg Company | Apr 20, 2017

On Saturday April 2nd, Kirberg Company was awarded the Division III Safety Award for 2016 from the American Subcontractors Association Midwest Council. Divisions are based on Manhours for the year.  Division III is 200,000 to 500,000 hours. 

Associated General Contractors of Missouri Annual Award for Zero Recordable Accidents

Kirberg Company | Apr 20, 2017

Kirberg Company proudly accepted the Associated General Contractors of Missouri annual award for Zero Recordable Accidents.  Maintaining a safety record with Zero Recordable Accidents for a whole year and working 270,000 hours is no simple feat, since a Recordable Accident is defined as an injury or illness that requires ...

Why you should use your Tax Return on your biggest investment

Rachel Blodgett | Apr 20, 2017

What do you plan on using your return for?  A good idea may be to reinvest that money back into your home or building.  

Kirberg Earns Missouri Employers Mutual First Safety Grant

Kirberg Company | Feb 22, 2017

Kirberg is dedicated to the safety of our employees.  We research and implement cutting edge safety measures to keep our employees safe.  Our insurance company, Missouri Employer’s Mutual, began implementing Safety Grants this past year.  We are happy to announce that we are the first recipient of their $20,000 safety ...

Kirberg Company Donates Materials to Fix a St. Louis Zoo Roof

Kirberg Company | Dec 12, 2016

Topics: Donations

From Left: Denny Marshall, Miles Rosa, LeTome Paul, Derek Puryear, Brian Jansen, Brandan Turner, Todd Heisserer, and Eric Kirberg

2016 Specialty Contractor of the Year Award

Kirberg Company | Dec 08, 2016

Topics: Awards

Kirberg Company won a Specialty Contractor of the Year Award from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCMO) at the Construction Awards Gala on Thursday, November 10th, 2016. AGCMO members all cast secret ballots in multiple categories, resulting in the Contractors with the highest votes being awarded first ...

Kirberg Company Recieves BBB 2016 TORCH Award

Kirberg Company | Nov 16, 2016

Topics: Awards, BBB

Recognized for Exceptional Standards and Ethical Business Practices

Missouri Employers Mutual Safety Award

Kirberg Company | Sep 13, 2016

Topics: Awards

Missouri Employers Mutual honors employers each year for providing a safe work environment for the employees of Missouri. There is a nomination process followed by an evaluation from a review board. Kirberg was one of 18 employers recognized among 15,000 policy holders that MEM insures in Missouri.

Facing MSD Fees, Businesses Turn to Vegetative Roofs to Save Some “Green”

Kirberg Company | Sep 07, 2016

Thanks to a new trend in “green” technology, St. Louis commercial building owners and managers have found a way to offset the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s revised impervious surface charge. “Vegetative roofs, or green roofs, as most people know them, don’t count as impervious surfaces, because they absorb ...

Kirberg Company Welcomes New Head of Catastrophe Response / Regional Manager

Kirberg Company | Sep 07, 2016

Kirberg Company has hired Chuck McKenna as head of catastrophe response and regional manager at its Jefferson City office. McKenna directs large-scale emergency re-roofing operations for clients across the United States, and he serves as Kirberg’s on-site representative at remote roofing projects in Kirberg Company’s new ...

The Sky's the Limit - Interview with Douglas Kirberg

Kirberg Company | Sep 07, 2016

Is your company successful? For Douglas O. Kirberg, the answer to that question depends on your definition of success. “When I started out of school, I thought if you make $24,000 a year and you had 20 guys working for you, you’ve got it made,” says the president of Kirberg Co., a roofing company founded by his grandfather ...

Kirberg Builds Countries First Removable Solar Roof

Kirberg Company | Sep 07, 2016

Kirberg Company recently completed installation on the country’s first-ever removable solar roofing system. Using a version of Velcro, Kirberg was able to attach photovoltaic (PV) solar roofing panels to the existing metal roof on the Energy Systems Group headquarters building in Evansville, Indiana. The result is a truly ...

Concrete Roof Decks Can Cause Premature Roof Failure

Kirberg Company | Sep 07, 2016

Over the past 20 years construction utilizing structural concrete poured over a metal pan has become the accepted practice for many high and midrise buildings. This concrete replaces aggregate with fly-ash or similar organics that absorb water that does not dry down quickly enough to allow for most traditional roofing ...

Kirberg Company Earns Coveted Angie's List Super Service Award

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Award reflects businesses’ consistently high level of customer service Kirberg Company has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health ...

Kirberg Company Repairs the Roof of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Few companies are trusted enough to repair the roof of one of a city's most treasured buildings, but Kirberg Company, a St. Louis roof repair specialist, was recently given such an honor when hired to repair the roof of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis (also known as the New Cathedral). The specialized roof is made of ...

Cool Roof System Installed by Kirberg at Missouri State University

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Commercial Roofing Company, Kirberg Company, recently completed the two-month installation of a new Cool Roof System at Kemper Hall; the home of the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. The innovative cool roof system, manufactured by Johns Manville, ...

Kirberg Company Donates to Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Kirberg Company's Donation Gives Rally Squirrel Playground A Lift At SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center mascot, Rally Squirrel has found a permanent home in a new playground above the Bob Costas Cancer Center at the medical center, with the help of Kirberg Company, ...

Kirberg Company Appoints Eric Kirberg as President

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Eric Kirberg, the former Vice President of Marketing for Kirberg Company, will succeed his father as the new President of Kirberg after being officially appointed by the Board of Directors on July 30th, 2012. Eric has been functioning as the President of Kirberg Company for some time, and will continue to lead marketing ...

Kirberg Received Associated General Contractors (ACG) Specialty Contractor of the Year Award, 2012

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest residential and commercial roofing companies, was the recent recipient of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis’s 2012 Specialty Contractor Award, presented at the Construction Awards Gala on November 1st, 2012. Kirberg received the award in the Thermal & ...

Kirberg Company Helps University Of Kansas Hospital To Complete Helipad Addition

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest commercial and residential roofing companies, has completed yet another high-profile roofing job, helping the University of Kansas Hospital to complete a helipad addition above the sixth floor of their building. The helipad addition will provide a clearly marked, hard surface ...

Douglas Kirberg Retires After Nearly 50 Years in the Roofing Industry

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Through his decades of service to Kirberg Company, Douglas Kirberg has continued the legacy of his grandfather, Charles Kirberg, who began Kirberg Company in 1920. Douglas Kirberg, Chairman and former President of Kirberg Company has retired after nearly 50 years in the roofing industry. Kirberg Company is one of the ...

Kirberg Company Helps to Complete St. Louis' First Green Energy High Rise

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

The old Dillard Building in Downtown St. Louis recently received a major makeover, thanks in part to Kirberg Company, who helped turn the historic building into the first green energy high rise in the city of St. Louis. The newly renovated building, now home to the Laurel Luxury Apartments, features 184 Flex Light ...

Kirberg Awarded Excellence in Single Ply Roofing by Carlisle

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

Kirberg Hosts Solar Energy Seminar

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

The Solar Energy Seminar held on March 21st was an overwhelming success. Doug's Car Barn at Kirberg Company was filled with those interested in new technology for solar energy. Eric Kirberg, President of Kirberg Company, and Rick Hunter, CEO of Mircrogrid Solar presented a very detailed outline of benefits of solar panels. ...

Kirberg Company Installs New Roof at Springfield-Greene County Library District

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest commercial and residential roofing companies, recently completed a major project at the Library Center, a branch of the Springfield-Greene County Library District located at 4653 S. Campbell Avenue. Their team replaced 724 squares of flat rooftop (approximately 72,414 square ...

Kirberg Charity Helps Raise $192,000 for Wyman Teen Outreach

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

The efforts on this year's Kirberg Company charity golf tournament have generated $192,000 for Wyman teens, enabling support of over 380 young people in the Teen Outreach Program! Funds raised from the tournament, which is Wyman's primary source of support, will enable teens in Wyman programs to overcome the odds and ...

Kirberg Company Awarded the ASA Safety Award

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Due to an incredible year that reported over 300,000 man hours without incident, Kirberg Company was recently named the Division III winner of the American Subcontractor Association (ASA) Midwest Council of Safety Award. This award is a result of Kirberg Company’s continued commitment to overall workplace and employee ...

THE MUNY Boosts Sustainability Efforts with $75,000 Donation from Kirberg Company

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Made possible by a generous donation of material and labor from Kirberg Company, THE MUNY is set to unveil an all-new 80-module solar panel energy system in time for their 96th Season. The panels will produce over 25,000 kWh of energy in their first year and help THE MUNY save thousands of dollars in energy expenses while ...

Perfection Award from Carlisle: 750 successful installations

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards, Company News, Carlisle

Kirberg Company is proud to announce they have once again won the Perfection Award form Carlisle SynTec Systems for successfully completing 750 installations with a perfect 10 rating and have been selected to their Hall of Fame. The Perfection Award is given annually by Carlisle SynTec to the top 5% of all US and Canadian ...

Kirberg Received Associated General Contractors (ACG) Specialty Contractor of the Year Award, 2013

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest commercial and residential roofing companies, was the recent recipient of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis’s 2013 Specialty Contractor Award, presented at the Construction Awards Gala on November 14, 2013. Kirberg received the award in the Thermal & ...

Kirberg Received Associated General Contractors (ACG) Specialty Contractor of the Year Award, 2014

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest commercial and residential roofing companies, was the recent recipient of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis’s 2014 Specialty Contractor Award, presented at the Construction Awards Gala in November 2014. Kirberg received the award in the Thermal & Moisture ...

Kirberg Takes Top Honors at Associated General Contractors (AGC) Awards

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest's largest commercial roofing contractor, has won its third consecutive Specialty Contractor of the Year Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis. The company was named top contractor in the Thermal & Moisture Protection category, one of 11 specialty awards ...

Kirberg Company Donated $36,000 for a New Roof at the Center for Women in Transition

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

The only thing better than having a roof over your head is having a new roof over your head. And when a new roof was needed at the transitional housing facility run by the Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, Kirberg Company, one of the Midwest’s largest commercial and residential roofing companies, stepped in and ...

2016 National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) Gold Circle Award

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

The 2016 National Roofing Contractor Association Gold Circle Award awarded Kirberg Company their Gold Circle Award in 2016 for Service to the Community. The Gold Circle Awards program is for members of the N.R.C.A. to recognize them for excellence and outstanding contributions in the roofing industry. Kirberg Company ...

Kirberg Company Recognized as an Elite Mammouth Club Member by Soprema

Kirberg Company | Sep 06, 2016

Topics: Awards

This year Kirberg Company was recognized as an elite Mammouth Club Member by Soprema for demonstrating commitment to quality workmanship, dedication, and loyalty. In order to gain elite membership, Kirberg Company had to meet minimum qualifications and we exceeded them. To recognize our consistent hard work, Soprema ...

Kirberg Honored By Boeing Company for Emergency Roof Repairs to Hanger

Sample HubSpot User | May 26, 2012

Topics: Company News

Boeing Company recently honored Kirberg Company for their quick response and service after five of Boeing’s hangars were hit by a tornado on April 14th, 2012. Kirberg immediately stepped in to provide emergency roofing assistance, and for their swift action, Boeing hosted a luncheon in Kirberg’s honor, during which the ...

Kirberg Company Relocates Near Riverfront, Earns Mayor’s Spirit Award

Sample HubSpot User | May 05, 2008

Topics: Company News

Green Tech Renovation, Commitment to City Earn Mayor’s Spirit Award